Bob Thomas, or better known as Bobsheaux
on various sites, is a internet artist and reviewer. His reviews are mostly consists on comics and films.
He started his career when he did a review on Batman: Through the Looking Glass.
Some of his famous reviews and Top Ten lists are...
In 2013, he moved his reviews on Blip.tv for various reasons.
He also started his own comic book series known as "Cadaver Hills", which you can buy for a buck for digital download.
page can be seen here
, as well as his Blip account
for his current reviews. He also has a deviantART account
This person provides examples of:
- Artistic License – History: Mentioned this trope while reviewing "The True Story of Puss 'n Boots".
- Berserk Button: He took this to the extreme when saw the Titanic in Sealed With a Kiss.
- Big "NO!": His reaction to Jerry O'Connell's Herman Munster from the failed 2012 Mockingbird Lane pilot.
- Bleep Dammit: Regardless of his swearing, he only censors the F word.
- Breakingthe Fourth Wall: Bob states that Stan Lee uses this WAY too much in his version of Superman.
- Broken Aesop: His main issue with The Little Panda Fighter and Spider's Web: A Pig's Tale.
- Canon Discontinuity: His main issue with Rakin/Bass' adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.
- He also didn't like it that Bruce Wayne/Batman drinks, which he never did
- Cerebus Syndrome: One of his main issue with Legend of the Dark Knight 1 is that DC wants to make Batman edgy, but then they throw Batman: The Brave and the Bold at the audience.
Make up your mind, DC!!
- Clark Kenting: He points out the Clay Boys in his "Gumby" review that they could've morph into something else so Gumby and his friends won't notice them, but al you need is to wear a hat and no one can spot the difference.
Don't recognize now, can ya?
- Crossover: He reviewed the 2012 Mockingbird Lane pilot with Fedora from "Oh, The Horror!"
- His brother appears with him in several reviews.
- He later did his review of Ringing Bell with the Stupid Team.
- Deadpan Snarker
- Early Installment Weirdness: Some of his early reviews didn't have a music intro, compare to his later reviews from 2013 onwards.
- Everything Trying to Kill You: In his "Spider's Web: A Pig's Tale", he pointed out how everything in the movie is trying to kill the main protagonist.
- Filler: His main issue with Larry Semon's adaptation of Oz.
- He Panned It, Now He Sucks: He states in his Tappy Toes review that he never like Happy Feet, as he feels like it's penguins reenacting American Idol. Luckily, not that many people backlashed him for stating his option.
- In-universe in his "Phantom of the Opera" review where Bob states he doesn't care for Michael Crawford as the Phantom. He states that he sounds like a operatic version of Professor Frink.
- Hell Is That Noise: How he reacted to the beginning music from "A Christmas Story 2".
AHHH!! Synth trumpets!
- Hello, Nurse!: His reactions to Panty from El Arca.
Panty: Hi Handsome.
Bobsheaux: (pushes other characters) Hello, yourself.
- Hypocritical Humor: A very subtle example in his review of The Impossible Elephant
Bobsheaux: Now the movie's throwing comic book reviews at us? How's that supposed to be entertaining?
- I Want a Rock: His reaction when he wanted to kill Tuffy.
Bobsheaux: Wait a minute, here's one! (kills Tuffy)
- It Is Pronounced Bob Shows: For a while, fans have been wondering what does the word "sheaux" is pronounced. He later explained this in his Ringing Bell review.
- It Makes Sense in Context
- I Need a Freaking Drink: If a movie is bad enough, he'll pull out a bottle of alcohol and drink on screen. Popular examples of this happening are in his reviews of Tentacolino and Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games.
- Interspecies Romance: In his Cinderella review, Bob wonders how a female turkey has a dog for a son. He thinks that maybe the prince was adopted, but there's no indication that that statement is true.
- He seems to have quite an... interest in Panthy.
- Kick the Dog: Parodied this as the lesson from his "Gumby: The Movie" review.
- Language Barrier: Despite liking the movie, his main issue with Roadside Romeo is that most of the characters speak in Hindi instead of English. Granted, he knows it's a film from India, but what's the point of speaking both languages if viewers can't undderstand what they're saying? He had to buy the actual copy of the film so he can read the subtitles.
- Let's Watch: He did so far Foodfight and Life's a Jungle: Africa's Most Wanted.
- Limited Wardrobe: Surprisingly, invoked at time. In most reviews, his outfit is usually a red velvet jacket. But he'll wear a different costume depending what he's reviewing, like as Batman, Superman and Heath Ledger's Joker.
- Kindhearted Cat Lover: In some of his reviews, his pet cats often show onscreen.
- Military Salute: Part of his Signing Off Catch Phrase (seen as pictured).
- No Pronunciation Guide/ Spell My Name with an "S": He did this in his "El Arca" review when pronounces Panty's named "Panthy". He later points out that he called her that, mostly due to the Bombay's lisp.
- He also did this when he pronounce Ra's Al-Ghul's name "Ray" in his Cheetahmen review, though you can 't blame him since his name being pronounced is a long debate.
- Not So Different: His views on Fisk Black, claiming despite jumping the shark as an action hero and having a wife and kids over the years, he's still an average guy who deals problem like everyone else.
- Off Model: Mentioned this a few times, such as "Youngblood".
- Rule 34: In "Tentacolino", he tried looking for R34 fanart on Smiles and his love interest. Surprisingly, he couldn't find anything, and was thankful this didn't existed.
- Running Gag: His hatred for Michael Bay's Transformers films.
- His usage of "Great Continuity!" from Phelous when something is contrasting the continuity of the comic or book he's reviewing.
- Shown Their Work: He applauds Tappy Toes for showing how Pingo got into dancing.
- Something Completely Different: He reviewed the first episode of The Greatest American Hero In the Style of... The Cinema Snob.
- Story Arc: During March 2013, he gets stuck in the Land of Oz (sort of) and has to review three films and a television pilot based on the Oz series.
- The Swear Jar: Did this briefly when Richard Firmin was about to say "shit", but instead said "gibberish".
- Talk Like a Pirate: Bob talks like that when he plays as Victor.
- Toon Physics: In his Tom & Jerry review, Auntie Em tells the two that they need to protect Dorthy. Bob thinks it doesn't make sense, since they lived in a world of cartoon physics where they
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Bob states in his Batman/Superman #1 review that Batman is a unemphatic jerk.
- Unexplained Accent: Bob doesn't know why the chimpanzee from "The True Story of Puss 'n Boots" has a Jamaican accent.
- Video Review Show
- Visual Pun: When he states about deer and doe from "El Arca" making out.
Apparently, she's an asses' girl.